Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Date of Award
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Speech Communication
1 online resource (98 p.)
Acculturation, Academic achievement, English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Foreign speakers
The purpose of this study is to determine if a correlation exists between the degree of acculturation and achievement in English, reading and math of English as a Second Language (ESL) students in grades 2 to 5. This study is intended to provide insights about the acculturating ESL student, and suggests how educators can best meet students' needs.
Blackton, Rhona R., "A study of the correlation between the degree of acculturation and scholastic achievement and English gain of ESL students, grades 2-5, Beach School, Portland, Oregon" (1986). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3560.